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CGAP CEO's Women's Economic Empowerment TechSprint Conference Speech

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY Greta Bull, CGAP CEO Address to Women's Economic Empowerment TechSprint Conference March 22, 2021 It is a pleasure to join...

CGAP CEO Urges India to Ensure Poor People Are Included in the Digital Finance Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 20, 2021 – India has made remarkable progress in increasing rates of financial inclusion to the majority of citizens over the...

CGAP CEO Greta Bull's Speech During Inclusive Finance India Summit

CGAP CEO Greta Bull addresses the Inclusive Finance India Summit with a speech on responsible digital financial services.

CGAP, Symbiotics Partner to Monitor COVID-19’s Impact on Microfinance

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 16, 2020 – CGAP and Symbiotics today launched a partnership to track and analyze the performance of hundreds of...

Gateway Academy Merges with Digital Frontiers to Strengthen Capacity Building Initiatives

Gateway Academy, the digital learning platform for financial inclusion incubated by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), is merging with Digital Frontiers, a globally recognized non-profit that focuses on capacity building for the development community

CGAP Launches Global Microfinance Survey to Inform COVID-19 Response

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2020 | CGAP today launched a monthly survey of microfinance institutions (MFIs) around the world. The survey is intended to...

CGAP's Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2020 – As we endure an unprecedented global health pandemic, CGAP is holding in mind the impact of the COVID-19 virus on...

CGAP & Pensaar Design Partner with Cashkumar to Study Data Privacy

CGAP will partner with Cashkumar and Pensaar Designto explore how much low-income people value their data privacy.

CGAP Pays Tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, K.C.M.G., the Founder of BRAC and Former CGAP Board Member

Abed was instrumental in shaping CGAP and remains an inspiration in combating poverty WASHINGTON, D.C. December 21, 2019 - Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, K.C.M...

Open Data, Smart Investments Needed for Fintech to Serve Needs of the Poor in the digital economy

CGAP CEO Greta Bull Addresses Afro-Asian Fintech Festival NAIROBI, Kenya, July 15, 2019 Financial technologies are playing an outsized role in...